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New Zealand forms government under Jacinda Adern

The New Zealand First party decides to form a coalition with Labour, ousting incumbent Bill English...

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'Nowhere to hide': North Korean missiles spur anxiety in Japan fishing town

ERIMO, Japan (Reuters) - Ever since North Korea lobbed two missiles far above this windswept fishing town on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, seaweed farmer M...

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New Zealand forms government under Jacinda Ardern

The New Zealand First party decides to form a coalition with Labour, ousting incumbent Bill English...

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China economy shows solid momentum as party meets, but property curbs bite

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth looked set to accelerate for the first time in seven years this year, after hardly skipping a beat in the third quarte...

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Labour Set to Form Government After Combative New Zealand Election

Jacinda Ardern is poised to become the new prime minister of New Zealand...

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Thirty years ago this week, Wall Street slid into the abyss

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thirty years ago, before heading to work at the New York Stock Exchange, Peter Kenny left his home in lower Manhattan and made a detour to the nearby Our...

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Senate poised for crucial vote related to tax reform measure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code headed for a pivotal moment on Thursday, with Senate Republicans poised to app...

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US: Tillerson calls for India ties to counter China

The US would "never have the same relationship with China, a non-democratic society," he added...

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Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Catalonia, Nxivm: Your Thursday Briefing

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China's third-quarter economic growth slows as expected, property measures bite

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth slowed slightly in the third quarter, as expected, as the government's efforts to rein in property market...

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China suggests Xi's political ideology to be elevated in party constitution

BEIJING (Reuters) - Top Chinese officials have praised President Xi Jinping's political ideology unveiled at a key Communist Party Congress, an indication that he...

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Catalonia: Spain ultimatum looms over independence push

Madrid is set to impose direct rule unless Catalonia's leader abandons an independence bid...

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China third-quarter GDP growth slows as expected, property measures bite

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property mark...

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China’s Economy Grew Steadily, Thanks to Loans and Homes

Shoppers in Shanghai. Retail spending, housing sales and trade figures suggest an economy growing steadily under the guiding hand of the government...

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China third-quarter GDP grows 6.8 percent year-on-year, meets expectations

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy grew 6.8 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, official data showed on Thursday, in-line with expectations and bel...

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Bollywood's love affair with Dubai

Dubai is increasingly becoming the top spot for Bollywood stars and producers to promote and shoot their films...

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Suspect caught after shootings in Maryland and Delaware

Three people died and three were injured in shootings in the US states of Maryland and Delaware...

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Special Report: Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture

ZUG, Switzerland/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just three months ago, a tech project called Tezos raised $232 million online in a wildly successful "initial coin offering,...

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Dare Not Linger: Mandela's book sequel launched in South Africa

The follow-up to the late South African president's celebrated memoir is launched in Johannesburg...

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Did Japan just ban tattoo artists?

Black is a color you won't find on the walls of Ron Sugano's tattoo parlor in the upmarket Meguro district of south-west Tokyo, where quaint geometri...

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Former Trump Hotel Partner Charged in Brazil Olympic Bribery Case

Carlos Nuzman, the president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, was escorted by federal police officers after being taken into custody at his home, in Rio de Janeiro on Oct...

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Letter 30: Live Journalism, with Song, History and Taylor Mac in Melbourne

Taylor Mac bringing the old and young together on stage in Melbourne...

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Struggle Over Kirkuk Puts the U.S. and Iran on the Same Side

Iraqi security forces in military vehicles in Kirkuk on Tuesday...

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Australia citizenship overhaul hits Senate hurdle

A bill making citizenship harder to obtain will be revised after it failed to pass a Senate hurdle...

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Algeria's Said Chitour - spy or journalist?

The family of an Algerian journalist arrested on espionage charges is desperately trying to secure his release...

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Exclusive: Trump selects Washington lawyer Joe Simons to head FTC - official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has selected Joseph Simons, an antitrust attorney from a Washington law firm, to head the Federal Trade Commission, a White House...

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White House says Trump's check to military family has been sent

That was the message from the White House on Wednesday after the father of a slain U.S. Army sergeant said a generous offer from President Donald Trump had not materialized...

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Monitoring DR Congo's deadly Nyiragongo volcano

Celestin Mahinda's eruption predictions are so good that locals panic if his family leaves town...

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What does China's Congress think of Kim Jong-un?

Getting an answer from delegates proved quite a challenge for our correspondent...

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Blue Apron cuts 6 percent of its workforce

(Reuters) - Blue Apron Holdings Inc said it had cut about 6 percent of its total workforce, nearly four months after going public, as the meal-kit delivery company comes unde...

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Kenyan Election Official Fears New Vote Won’t Be Credible

The Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga, right, at a rally in Mombasa on Sunday. Mr. Odinga was defeated in a presidential election in August, but the Supreme Court annulle...

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The future of China: Muscle

China is on a mission. That much at least one can conclude from the nearly three-and-a-half hour speech that President Xi Jinping gave in Beijing at the start of the 19th Comm...

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Exclusive: White House to nominate Simons, Phillips, Chopra to FTC - White House official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will nominate Joseph Simons, Noah Phillips and Rohit Chopra to the Federal Trade Commission, a White House official said on Wednesday...

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Spain-Catalonia standoff set to intensify as leaders take hard lines

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's political showdown with Catalonia is set to reach a new level on Thursday when political leaders in Madrid and Barcelona are expected t...

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Santiago Maldonado: Body found in search for Argentine activist

Argentina's political parties suspend election campaigning as experts work to identify the body...

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Project to rebuild The Gambia after brutal rule

A group of musicians, television producers and filmmakers have launched a project to help re-build The Gambia's shattered economy, following 22 years of brutal ru...

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Lamar Alexander, Jeff Sessions, Xi Jinping: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

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U.S. Ambassador to U.N. Escalates Confrontation With Iran

The ambassador, Nikki R. Haley, used a Security Council meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to deliver a strident denunciation of Iran’s behavior...

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From Playground to Killing Ground: An ISIS Legacy

The Naem traffic circle, in 2013 and on Tuesday...

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Russian Socialite Enters Race to Challenge President Putin

Ksenia Sobchak speaks to the crowd during opposition protests in Moscow in 2012...

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Somalia: Mogadishu bomb victim killed day before graduation

Maryam Abdullah's father was flying out for her graduation, but ended up attending her funeral...

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Russia socialite Ksenia Sobchak declares presidential bid

The Kremlin welcomes her candidacy while commentators say it may split the opposition...

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Rohingya crisis: Refugees tell of 'house by house' killings

As thousands of Rohingya refugees continue to pour into Bangladesh, Clive Myrie reports on the world's fastest growing humanitarian crisis...

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Canada's Quebec province to ban face coverings in public sector

QUEBEC CITY, Quebec (Reuters) - Quebec will ban face coverings for people giving or receiving provincial government services under a law passed on Wednesday that rights groups...

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Escalates Confrontation with Iran

The ambassador, Nikki R. Haley, used a Security Council meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to deliver a strident denunciation of Iran’s behavior...

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McKayla Maroney: Olympic gymnast 'abused' by Larry Nassar

London 2012 gold medallist McKayla Maroney says she was sexually abused by a former USA gymnastics doctor...

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Awkward moments as Sessions questioned by Senate

The US attorney general appears lost for words as he fields questions connected to the Russia probe...

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U.S. wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China's rise: Tillerson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said before a visit to India next week that the Trump administration wanted to "dramatically deepen&a...

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Trump NFL row: NFL won't make players stand for anthem

The league commissioner says players should stand, but stopped short of imposing a rule...

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Muslim cleric held over selfie star's murder

Pakistani police say a Muslim cleric has been arrested over the murder of social media star Qandeel Baloch...

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Kenya's election chief fears presidential vote won't be credible

Kenya's electoral commission chief warned Wednesday that he lacked faith in the possibility of Kenya delivering a free and fair presidential election next week --...

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Senate Republicans appear to have votes to pave way to tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans appeared to have enough votes on Wednesday to pass a budget measure that is crucial to President Donald Trump's hop...

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White House says Trump opposes Senate's bipartisan Obamacare deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan deal from two senators to stabilize Obamacare by restoring subsidies to health insurers suffered major setbacks on Wednesday with the White...

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Ford to recall 1.34 million trucks in North America for door latch fix

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall 1.34 million 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks in North America to add water shields to...

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Gord Downie: Trudeau pays tribute to Tragically Hip star

The Canadian prime minister pays tribute to the Tragically Hip frontman as "one of the best of us"...

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Tearful Trudeau mourns Canada rock icon

The Canadian prime minister pays tribute to the Tragically Hip frontman as "one of the best of us"...

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White House says Trump opposes bipartisan Senate deal on Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan deal from two U.S. senators to stabilize Obamacare by restoring subsidies to health insurers ran into trouble on Wednesday with the White H...

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On Iran, U.S. asks U.N. Security Council: 'Where's the outrage?'

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States accused Iran on Wednesday of violating several United Nations Security Council resolutions, saying it would no longer &quo...

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Trudeau's tears: Canada PM mourns Gord Downie

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has broken down in tears as he paid tribute to the lead singer of rock band Tragically Hip on national television...

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Trudeau's tears: Canada PM mourns rock star

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has broken down in tears as he paid tribute to the lead singer of rock band Tragically Hip on national television...

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Gunman on loose after five shot in Maryland office

The suspect allegedly shot five colleagues in Maryland and a man at a Delaware car dealership...

BBC World
Celeb TV host to challenge Putin in election

A celebrity TV host says she plans to run in the next year's Russian presidential election where she is expected to face Vladimir Putin...

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Trump tries to sell tax reform to Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump intensified his efforts to sell Democrats on his tax reform plan on Wednesday even as Senate Republicans edged closer to passing...

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Trump was insensitive in call to widow - soldier's mother

The mother of a US soldier who was killed in action says the president showed "disrespect"...

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Sessions refuses to discuss conversations with Trump on Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions refused on Wednesday to answer lawmakers' questions about his discussions with President Donald Trump...

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Judge raises doubts over suit against Trump on foreign payments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York voiced skepticism on Wednesday over whether the groups and individuals who allege that President Donald Trump violated the U.S...

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Quebec Bars People in Face Coverings From Receiving Public Services

A law passed in Quebec prohibits people wearing face coverings from using public services...

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Spain threatens to remove Catalan autonomy

The Spanish government has issued a final warning to Catalan leaders - abandon independence or we will take your regional autonomy away...

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Malta PM 'shocked' by Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder

Joseph Muscat said he was "flabbergasted" when he heard Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb...

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Bergen: No, Trump didn't defeat ISIS

On Tuesday, US-backed forces announced that Raqqa, the de facto capital of ISIS in Syria, had fallen...

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Sunwing flyer sues because he got sparkling wine not champagne

The plaintiff says champagne was promised in the brochure; the airline calls the lawsuit "frivolous"...

BBC World
Bipartisan Senate deal on stabilizing Obamacare runs into trouble

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan deal from two U.S. senators to stabilize Obamacare by restoring subsidies to health insurers ran into trouble on Wednesday with President D...

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Quebec bans niqab for public services with neutrality law

The Canadian province passes a religious neutrality law on face coverings...

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California hepatitis A outbreak death toll climbs to 19

The disease has wreaked havoc on the state's homeless population, who experts say are vulnerable...

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Native American tribe holding patents sues Amazon and Microsoft

(Reuters) - A Native American tribe sued Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp in federal court in Virginia on Wednesday for infringing supercomputer patents it is holding for a t...

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What comes next for the devastated city -- and for ISIS

US-backed forces in Raqqa said Tuesday that major military operations against ISIS had ended as they worked to clear out the remnants of sleeper cells and mines in the ruins o...

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Driving out ISIS is just the start -- rebuilding Raqqa will take years

As the smoke over Raqqa slowly clears, questions about the governance of the Syrian city and its stability will soon need answering...

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Brazil minister: Amazon deforestation 'drops by 16%'

Deforestation is down compared to last year but still higher than in 2012, when it was at its lowest...

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Ford to recall about 1.3 million trucks in North America for door latch fix

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall about 1.3 million 2015-17 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ford Super Duty trucks in North America to add water shiel...

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Three dead in shooting at Maryland workplace: sheriff

(Reuters) - Three people were killed and two wounded on Wednesday in a shooting at an Edgewood, Maryland, stone countertop company, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said...

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Wanted man surrenders after police complete his Facebook challenge

A man who had been on the run hands himself in after police completed his Facebook challenge...

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U.S., Russia set for likely U.N. row over Syria toxic gas inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it would push the United Nations Security Council to renew within days an international inquiry into who is to b...

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The Life and Death of a Raqqa Landmark

The Naem traffic circle, in 2013 and on Tuesday...

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Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta state: police

YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday...

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Trump's travel ban blocked by second judge

A second US judge has blocked Donald Trump's latest travel ban, delivering a setback to the President's third attempt at what has been widely describ...

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Four Britons kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta state -police

ABUJA (Reuters) - Four Britons have been kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Delta state, a police official said on Wednesday...

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Trump backs away from Senate deal on stabilizing Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday backed away from a bipartisan deal from two U.S. senators to stabilize Obamacare by restoring subsidies to health in...

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Why Britain needs the immigrants it doesn't want

Britain has a problem: It wants fewer immigrants, but its economy desperately needs more...

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Guiyang Journal: Forget Marx and Mao. Chinese City Honors Once-Banned Confucian.

The city of Guiyang has led a Chinese revival of interest in Wang Yangming, a 16th-century Confucian scholar, with attractions including a park devoted to him...

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Syria war: UN says it is ready to go into Raqqa

Aid groups warn of a growing humanitarian crisis after IS is driven out of the city...

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Chechen mothers' agony over IS daughters

We did not expect to meet so many people...

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Trump backs away from bipartisan Senate healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday backed away from a bipartisan deal on healthcare reached by two senators a day earlier, saying he could never s...

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Khamenei says Iran will "shred" nuclear deal if U.S. quits it

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Tehran would stick to its 2015 nuclear accord with world powers as long as the other signato...

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U.S. Senate backers of Obamacare deal seek support but prospects unclear

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Proponents of a bipartisan deal struck by two U.S. senators to stabilize Obamacare sought on Wednesday to win Republican support for the measure, which...

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'Mafia' blows doors off Swedish police station

An organised crime group is believed to be behind an explosion that blew the doors off a police station in Sweden...

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Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie has died at 53

The Canadian band's singer passes away at the age of 53 after a battle with terminal cancer...

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